Having loss of appetite, had liver abscess. Can these two be related ?
I had liver abcess in 2008. Since last 4 day i fill continuously my stomach full. I dont fill appetite. What could be the reason and what should i do? I am teking regular meal as usual but i dont fill huger
Welcome to HCM.
One of the symptoms of liver disease is lack of appetite. I think you should again consult your doctor, and on examination if he thinks it necessary he will advise ultrasound examination along with other blood and urine tests to arrive at a diagnosis and treat you accordingly.
Hi Amit, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.
Are you on any kind of Medications? You are suffering from Anorexia which is Loss of Appetite which is common if you are ill. Kindly get yourself examined by a Physician to rule out of you have any underlying medical illness. Sadness, depression, grief, or anxiety can also cause this. Increase protein and calorie intake by eating high calorie nutritious snacks or several small meals during the day. Liquid protein drinks may be helpful. The protein rich foods include fresh fruits, Green leafy vegetables, eggs, chicken, fish, milk, lentils etc. Exercise regularly and avoid stress. Follow these steps for a week, your appetite should improve if you don't have any major illness. These steps should increase your appetite. If not get a Ultrasound scan, Complete blood count, thyroid function tests, kidney function tests.
Excess of fatty food intake can cause temporary lack of appetite, but since you have past history of liver abscess, it is always better to consult a doctor rather than trying to treat it yourself.
my 3yr.old son had just discharged last Thursday. we ve been there in the hospital for 14 days. it was found in the ultrasound a liver abscess. now he s taking metronidazole , co-amoxiclav and multivitamins. But until now he is still having loss of appetite. what can i do?
My brother is detected with liver abscess on right lobe. He is being treated with ciprofloxacin IV fluids and a tube is insrted to ensure the drainage of abscess around one week ago. Some pus in red color is collected for two days abd after that fluid stopped coming. But doctor says it has to come and we will have to wait. They said it is in solid state and it may take some time and we will have to wait. Now they stopped giving antibiotics through IV fluids and giving the tablets. Please let us know if the same treatment has to be continued or should we shift the Hospital.
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Dr. sandeep lakhtakia in hyderbad
sir, i have liver desease since last two and half years, i am taking medicine1. alcolive bd 2. ursocol 300 bd 3. amlicure bd also mild diffuse fatty liver due alcohal, i came from channai last knight thru bus and having rear pain just right to 3rd to 4th rib in the back, i have a dought is there any further detoriation in my liver, though the blood result is ok except total billirium is 1.6 mg/dl also i want to visit u pl. tell me the time when i should meet u.
Dr. S pal has advise me.
ss verma, begumpet airport
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